The New International Encyclopædia/Hudson (Wisconsin)

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HUDSON. A city and the county-seat of Saint Croix County, Wis., 10 miles east of Saint Paul, Minn.; on Lake Saint Croix, an expansion of the Saint Croix River, and on the Chicago, Saint Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railroad (Map: Wisconsin, A 4). It has saw and flour mills, box, furniture, and broom factories, breweries, railroad car and machine shops, and also a large cold-storage plant, the city being the centre of a region that is interested in raising vegetables, small fruits, poultry, etc., for shipment. There is a well-equipped sanatorium. The water-works and electric-light plant for street lighting are owned by the municipality. Population, in 1890, 2885; in 1900, 3259.